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Webcast - IFX and APIs

Replay Now!: Originally held May 18, 11:00 a.m.


Read IFX President Rich Urban's article in gtnews

IFX President Rich Urban recently submitted an article entitled Making Sense of Messaging Standards in the Financial Services Industry to gtnews.


-- Analysts Mary Knox and Don Free write about the IFX-BIAN joint white paper here.


-- Read this important proof-of-concept report.


-- IFX Forum is a leader in the Remittance Coalition. The Remittance Coalition has received ANSI approval for all three of its technical reports, including the Core Adjustment Reason Codes, Remittance Glossary, and Remittance Standards Inventory, now available here..

IFX Forum is a leading participant in the financial services industry and maintains active partnerships with other Standards Development Organizations. Find out more here. IFX Liaison and Partners

IFX Forum and BIAN have an important strategic alliance formalized in a Memorandum of Understanding that has been in place for several years. Visit BIAN.ORG

Take a look at the Proof of Concept report on our IFX Case Studies page.

See the webcast we conducted in January 2015 REPLAY HERE.

IFX Forum has been a regular contributor to the ISO 20022 standard since its inception. Visit ISO20022.ORG

IFX President, Rich Urban, is part of the leadership committee on the Federal Reserve sponsored Remittance Coalition. Visit the Remittance Coalition at FedPaymentsImprovement.Org

nexo logoIFX and Nexo are collaborating to bring ATM/POS messages to ISO 20022. The first set of messages was approved in 2015.

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